PESHAWAR, Nov 6: Four people, including a police constable, were killed when two groups traded fire near a police checkpost on the outskirts of Peshawar on Tuesday.

An official of Ormar police station said an old dispute led to the clash on main Baghbanan Road.

He said Mujeebur Rehman, Sardar Ali, police constable Asmatullah Khan and passerby Mir Salam Khan were critically injured in the clash and they all died at Lady Reading Hospital.

The official said police had arrested three people from both the groups and seized their arms.

EXPLOSIVES DETONATED: Unidentified people detonated explosives weighing around two kilogrammes near a gas pipeline in Jabba Suhail area of Yakatut late on Monday.

However, no damage to the pipeline or human life was reported.

ARMS AND AMMUNITION SEIZED: Also in the day, Yakatut police seized 30 hand grenades, four mortar shells, two artillery shells, 53 fuses and 53 empty cases of gun during a raid on a scrape warehouse near Hazarkhwani area along Ring Road.

A police official said the warehouse was owned by Qurbanullah, a resident of Shaikhabad-I Peshawar.

He, however, said the warehouse owner had yet to be arrested.

The official said police had registered a case against the warehouse owner and began investigation.

Updated Nov 07, 2012 12:19am

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